The Long Week Closes: Go Global September 9, 2017

Despite the fact that I’m way behind schedule today, Toronto has thankfully been much easier to handle this year than in the previous few. No preamble; I have to get this out ASAP.

New Releases
Top of the Lake: China Girl (Jane Campion and Ariel Kleiman, Australia/New Zealand, 2017, 9 reviews)
The Challenge (Yuri Ancarani, Italy/France/Switzerland, 2016, 12 reviews)
The Unknown Girl (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Belgium, 2016, 29 reviews)
White Sun (Deepak Rauniyar, Nepal, 2016, 9 reviews)
Spettacolo (Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen, United States, 2017, 4 reviews)
Free in Deed (Jake Mahaffy, United States, 2015, 5 reviews)

Venice/Toronto 2017
I Am Not a Witch (Rungano Nyoni, United Kingdom/France, 5 reviews)
The Shape of Water (Guillermo del Toro, United States, 6 reviews)
3/4 (Ilian Metev, Bulgaria, 5 reviews)
Zama (Lucrecia Martel, Argentina, 6 reviews)
Suburbicon (George Clooney, United States, 6 reviews)
Lean on Pete (Andrew Haigh, United Kingdom, 4 reviews)
Mother! (Darren Aronofsky, United States, 5 reviews)
Radiance (Naomi Kawase, Japan, 4 reviews)
The Nothing Factory (Pedro Pinho, Portugal, 7 reviews)
Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (Frederick Wiseman, United States, 5 reviews)
A Skin So Soft (Denis Côté, Canada, 5 reviews)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin McDonagh, United States, 4 reviews)
Bodied (Joseph Kahn, United States, 4 reviews)
Manhunt (John Woo, China, 4 reviews)
Félicité (Alain Gomis, France, 7 reviews)

Cinema of the Past
Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock, United States, 1940, 10 reviews)
An Angel at My Table (Jane Campion, New Zealand, 1990, 6 reviews)
Bitter Moon (Roman Polanski, France/United Kingdom/United States, 1992, 4 reviews)

Pages Added This Week (26)
Brawl in Cell Block 11 (S. Craig Zahler, United States, 2017)
Novitiate (Maggie Betts, United States, 2017)
The Funhouse (Tobe Hooper, United States, 1981)
The Mangler (Tobe Hooper, United States, 1995)
Victory (John Cromwell, United States, 1940)
A Skin So Soft (Denis Côté, Canada, 2017)
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin McDonagh, United States, 2017)
So Ends Our Night (John Cromwell, United States, 1941)
Woodshock (Kate & Laura Mulleavy, United States, 2017)
Ex Libris: The New York Public Library (Frederick Wiseman, United States, 2017)
Dead Reckoning (John Cromwell, United States, 1947)
Mother! (Darren Aronofsky, United States, 2017)
Dragonfly Eyes (Xu Bing, China, 2017)
The Goddess (John Cromwell, United States, 1958)
Spettacolo (Jeff Malmberg & Chris Shellen, United States, 2017)
Three Peaks (Jan Zabeil, Germany, 2017)
Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig, United States, 2017)
They All Come Out (Jacques Tourneur, United States, 1939)
Let the Corpses Tan (Hélène Cattet & Bruno Forzani, Belgium, 2017)
The Private Life of a Modern Woman (James Toback, United States, 2017)
Fluid Frontiers (Ephraim Asili, United States/Canada, 2017)
Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno (Abdellatif Kechiche, France, 2017)
Children of Divorce (Frank Lloyd and Josef von Sternberg, United States, 1927)
Dishonored (Josef von Sternberg, United States, 1931)
Bodied (Joseph Kahn, United States, 2017)
Manhunt (John Woo, China, 2017)

Images: Top of the Lake: China Girl, Zama, Rebecca.

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